MANHATTAN – Several Prescribed Burning workshops are currently scheduled for the remainder of the winter in Kansas, with the possibility of more upon request. The agencies involved include K-State Research and Extension, USDA-NRCS, USDA-FSA, Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, National Weather Service, and the Kansas Prescribed Fire Council.
Each workshop lasts about 4-5 hours and includes topics on reasons for burning, regulations, weather considerations, liability, burn contractors, equipment and crew, hazards, fuels, firebreaks, fire types and behavior, ignition techniques, and burn plans.
Contact Walt Fick at 785-532-7223 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to host a prescribed burning workshop.
|Stafford Co.||Jan. 23||Hudson||Glenn Newdigger||KPFCemail@example.com|
|Clay Co.||Feb. 20||Clay Center||Benjamin Hanson||FSAfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Reno Co.||Feb. 21||South Hutchinson||Jess Crockford||KPFC||620-669-8161||Jess.email@example.com|
|Dickinson Co.||Feb. 26||Woodbine||James Coover||KSREfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Saline Co.||Feb. 28||Salina||Tom Maxwell||KSREemail@example.com|
|Rooks Co.||Mar. 8||Stockton||Dorothy Heim||FSAfirstname.lastname@example.org|